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Apr 10, 2013 7:00pm PDT
and today, president obama sent congress his fiscal year 2014 budget proposal. the 3.8 trillion dollars spending plan would be dead on arrival in the house, it's designed to jump start talks to achieve a so-called grand plan with republicans, sort of middle of the road republicans in the senate is most especially to tame the nation's deficit. it includes sit reduction over the next decade, achieved through higher taxes on the wealthiest americans. and as expected, there's a reduction in payments to medicare providers and cut backs in cost of living increases so social security sip yenrecipien the proposal doubles tax cigarettes to fund a new preschool program. mr. kruger welcome back, great to have you with us. >> thank you. >> one of the biggest items in the budget are the savings, some $230 billion, largely from slower growth of social security benefits that come from using a different kind of inflation measure. whose benefits will be reduced and on average by how much? >> the proposal to switch to use the changed consumer price index is an idea that came up in the negotiations with s
Apr 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
the elections, you know, sent a pretty strong signal of what was to come, and i think president obama himself speaking to the need for consistently sending the message that we need immigration reform in this country, i'm not surprised that we are where we are today, and i too, like delores, i'm hopeful that we are actually this time going to push through a real common sense immigration reform package. >> so, here's what i'm not hopeful. i actually read pretty closely the details that were leaked today, and they were pretty gnarly in certain ways, i found. this is from "the wall street journal." the way the setup is going to be, and de lor es, i want your feedback, the setup is for those undocumented workers, they will be able to apply upon the passage of the bill for temporary legal residency, so brought out of the shadows. and then they are going to have to wait on this long certification process on the border, which includes, and i'm quoting, along the u.s./mexican border, 100% of the border would have to be on surveillance and law enforcement would have to catch 90% of those crossing illeg
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Apr 11, 2013 9:20am EDT
outspoken obama critic and frequent guest no longer deliver the commencement address at john hopkins. charles, believe he steps down. why? charles: he stepped down after making some controversial comments about gay marriage recently, in a letter sent commencement is about the students and their success and it is not about me. he said he wanted to make certain it remains so. and he said he didn't want to distract from the celebratory nature of the day. stuart: he was on this program about a week or 10 days ago said he would reduce his public profile because he didn't want to be in the news as much as he had been. charles: without a doubt. somebody should have pulled him back and said to take it a little slower. he is not clinically correct, that is for sure, and it cost him. stuart: remember the patriotic millionaire's, so patriotic they are all for the rich paying higher taxes even though they are millionaires themselves. one of them is back with us. eric stoneberg is with us. i totally disagree with you, you are utterly wrong, but it is good to see you. the president has proposed an
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